Reviews

The split

TV REVIEW: BBC One's The Split

24 April 2018By

The Beeb's six-part drama is set in London's glossy divorce circuit.

Durston

BOOK REVIEW: Life on the inside

23 April 2018By David Pickup

Subtitled ‘the key to avoiding the risk’, this book is an excellent introduction to a  complicated subject.

Drugs

A handbook of substance

16 April 2018By Nick Brett

The Drugs Offences Handbook

Humanrights

Global take on rights and wrongs

16 April 2018By Louise Price

International Human Rights Law (3rd edition).

Barbie

When toy story goes to court

9 April 2018By David Pickup

David Pickup reviews You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side.

Book

Insider’s track on criminal justice

9 April 2018By Adrian Lower

Adrian Lower reviews The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken.

Strasbourg

Signpost to Strasbourg

26 March 2018By Malcolm Hawkes

Malcolm Hawkes reviews Jacobs, White and Ovey: The European Court of Human Rights, 7th edition.

Trust betrayed crop

Fiddling the accounts?

26 March 2018By Katharine Riley

Katharine Riley reviews Trust Betrayed by Richard Wrenn.

McMafia

On the money

19 March 2018By Tony Roe

Book review: Lexcel Risk Management Toolkit 3rd Edition.

Crime scene

Fascinating true-crime tale

19 March 2018By David Pickup

Book review: Blood on the Page: A Murder, a Secret Trial, a Search for the Truth

Letters

Double bind

19 March 2018

H D Kehler discusses the Criminal Legal Aid Contract 2017.

Criminal Finances Act 2017: A Guide To The New Law

Panama Papers: the fallout

12 March 2018By Adrian Lower

Criminal Finances Act 2017: A Guide To The New Law

Inheritance

Guides to Inheritance Act claims

12 March 2018By Izzy Jaques, Andrew Kidd

Izzy Jaques and Andrew Kidd review two Inheritance Act claim guides.

The Proceeds of Crime

Guide to ill-gotten gains

5 March 2018By Adrian Lower

Adrian Lower reviews the fifth edition of Millington and Sutherland Williams on The Proceeds of Crime.

Crow

Folklore and black magic

5 March 2018

Gazette sub-editor reviews solicitor Abigail Wekes-Lowe’s novel Corvid’s Lament

Bookcover

Building blocks of learning

26 February 2018By Joshua Pugsley

Joshua Pugsley reviews Russell Hewitson’s Residential Conveyancing Practice: a guide for support staff and paralegals, published by Law Society Publishing.

Environment

Clean-living manifesto

26 February 2018By David Pickup

David Pickup reviews Environmental Law: a very short introduction by Elizabeth Fisher.

newspapers

Crime capers

26 February 2018By David Pickup

David Pickup reviews Jack Strange’s crime thriller Manchester Vice.

Matrimonial toolkit

BOOK REVIEW: Family lifeline

12 February 2018By Tony Roe

It has been a while since family lawyers had this kind of publication to hand. The one I remember was published so long ago that CD-ROMs, like the one accompanying this book, had probably not even been invented.

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